Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 6th Oct 2012 13:59 UTC, submitted by robojerk
Linux "F2FS is a new file system carefully designed for the NAND flash memory-based storage devices. We chose a log structure file system approach, but we tried to adapt it to the new form of storage. Also we remedy some known issues of the very old log structured file system, such as snowball effect of wandering tree and high cleaning overhead."
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RE[2]: What happened to nilfs?
by _txf_ on Sat 6th Oct 2012 19:23 UTC in reply to "RE: What happened to nilfs?"
_txf_
Member since:
2008-03-17

ZFS isn't the best FS for small flash filesystems on mobile devices.


Nor for the average computer. It loves to feast on ram, and starts running like crap sometimes even with 4GB...

Edited 2012-10-06 19:23 UTC

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jessesmith Member since:
2010-03-11

ZFS doesn't use nearly as much RAM as you suggest. I have a server with 1GB of RAM running ZFS pools and all the services and ZFS combined are using less than half of my available memory.

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phoenix Member since:
2005-07-11

And, someone managed to get ZFS running and importing a pool on a RaspberryPi, which only has 256 MB of RAM (128 MB usable by the OS):

http://raspberry-python.blogspot.com/2012/10/zfs-file-system-on-ras...

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